Civil Law and Procedure - England and Wales

Public course: £550 + VAT
In-house course: call for details
Qualification: This course can count towards the Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate.
Duration: 2 Days

Important Update

Please note that this course is now being delivered virtually on a public basis and we can do the same with closed courses for individual organisations and their staff. Our virtual classrooms are easy to navigate with instant access to face-to-face real time learning. The technology includes group conversation, online polls, interactive white boards as well as break out room functionality. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 7549 2549 or email us at

Key Learning Points

  • Identifying the court structure and other means of dispute resolution
  • Comparing and contrasting between rights, obligations and duties under
    Contract Law and Tort Law
  • Determining the relationship between the expert witness, court and solicitor
  • Being able to confidently apply The Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Directions and Protocols
  • Understanding the role of the expert witness
  • Disclosure

Civil Law and Procedure - overview

As an expert witness involved in civil proceedings in England and Wales, you need to understand the basics of law and legal procedure. This helps you work effectively and confidently, and to comply with mandatory requirements.

You’ll cover the principles of liability and quantum of damages through case studies. You’ll also look at the practical implications of the Civil Procedure Rules, legislation, guidance and judicial comment on the roles and responsibilities of experts.

If you wish to count this course towards the Cardiff University Bond Solon Civil Expert Witness Certificate, please note that (if not already paid) an additional marking and accreditation fee will apply. Please call 020 7549 2549 for details.

2021 Public Expert Witness Training Dates

Please contact our office on 020 7549 2540 or email if you are interested in undertaking expert witness courses in 2021.

Due to VAT regulations, if you are booking outside the UK, please contact the office.

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If you have 4 or more colleagues interested in this course it may be more cost effective to run the training In-house at your organisation. To discuss this further please please call us on +44 (0) 0207 549 2549 or contact us via email

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